Status: Member

John Dinkel

John is one of the RRDC’s select few Honorary Members, selected not only for his talent as a weekend racer, but for his career spent enhancing auto racing as a journalist for car magazines and for various manufacturers … He was among journalists invited to race in the famed Longest Day 24-hour race at Nelson […]

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Scott Dixon

Scott is the most successful driver in the Indy Racing League Indy with over twenty victories. Competing for Chip Ganassi Racing Scott has won the championship twice, 2003 and 2008, and he won the 92nd Indianapolis 500 in 2008 from pole position. At Kentucky in August that year he equaled the record for six wins […]

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David Donohue

Following success in Porsche Club of America events, where he was also an instructor, David’s first professional race was the 1993 IMSA Firestone Firehawk Endurance Championship event at Mid-Ohio … the following season, he raced a BMW M5 for Ed Arnold in the IMSA Bridgestone Supercar Championship, then won the 1997 CART Super Touring series […]

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James Downing

One of the most successful racers in International Motor Sports Assn. History with 40 race wins and six season championships, all in Mazda-based cars with Rotary engines built by the Downing/Atlanta team. Began his IMSA career in 1974 with a Mazd. Won the 1981 Drivers Championship in the International Sedan series. His team built the […]

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George Drolsom

Starting in 1956, George was one of the first people to race the then-new Ford Thunderbird in Club racing, going against the Corvettes in the B Production class … he won the GTU class at the 1965 Bridgehampton USRRC race during his long tenure in USRRC and Can-Am events … it was IMSA’s Camel GT […]

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Duncan Dayton

Many drivers finish their careers in Vintage and Historic cars, but Duncan started his there in 1993, and now owns the succesful Highcroft Racing race car preparation business … His proudest wins are the record 11 he’s racked up in the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique races which run every other year prior to the […]

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Gil De Ferran

Gil was the 2000 and 2001 CART Champ Car Champion and the winner of the 2003 Indianapolis 500. He finished the 1991 British F3 Championship season in third, behind Rubens Barrichello and David Coulthard, then won the 1992 British F3 Championship -scoring seven wins. He tested for the Footwork Arrows F1. In the U.S., he […]

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Simona de Silvestro

The Swiss native began racing career in karts in Italy. In 2004 switched to cars, racing in French Formula A and Italian Formula Renault 2000 Championships. In ’06 competed in Formula BMW USA, earning one win, six podiums and 11 top-10 finishes to place fourth in the standings and became the first woman to reach […]

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Donald E. Courtney

1981 winner of RRDC Mark Donohue Award. 1978 winner of SCCA President’s Cup. Began racing in 1973 at age 43 with Formula Vee. 1978 and 1981 Runoffs champion in F/Vee. Long-time IMSA Camel GTO, GTP and Lights driver. Active in SCCA Florida Region as race official.

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David Cowart

One of IMSA’s most-successful GT category racers in the late 1970s and early 80s, Dave was the Camel GTO series titlist and Most Improved Driver in 1978 with his Porsche RSR, then switched to the radical Red Lobster-sponsored BMW M1 in1981 where he became a repeat champion. One of many RRDC members with humble starts […]

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Nicholas W. Craw

Started racing in 1967 with a Formula B Brabham BT-21 and won the 1969 DC Region’s Norair Trophy … 3rd in 1971 Formula Atlantic series … Two-time (1973-75) IMSA Goodrich Radial Challenge champion in BMWs … 1993 American Road Race of Champions winner in ITS class, and two-time (1994-96) winner of Nelson Ledges 24-Hour race… […]

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Peter Cunningham

It is almost a flip of the coin to decide whether Peter Cunningham should be more respected for his personal ability as a championship driver or for RealTime Racing, the legacy team he created 32 years ago as the factory Honda and Acura team in the Pirelli World Challenge… As a driver, Peter has won […]

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Jeremy Dale

Jeremy began his driving career at the age of 16 in the Canadian amateur and vintage car ranks. His first race car was a 1955 Cooper Formula 3 powered by a Triumph motorcycle engine. He later owned, prepared and raced a 1969 Lotus 69 Formula Ford., and then went on to race successfully in the […]

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Mike Dale

A former RAF pilot, Mike was both a successful automobile executive and a champion race car driver. For many years he was head of British Leyland operations in the USA, and then became President of Jaguar. He also won an SCCA HP National Championship driving a bugeye Sprite that he prepared himself – with a […]

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Conor Daly

The son of RRDC member Derek Daly, Conor is one of America’s top young racing stars, and a Star Mazda Champion. He began competing in karts at age 10, and in ’06 won the World Karting Grand Nationals. Began racing cars full-time in ’08, winning the Skip Barber Formula Ford series. In ’09, he finished […]

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Derek Daly

As a racer, Derek parlayed the 1975-76 Formula Ford championships into the ignoble life of living in a school bus for a year … The year after that, 1977, he was the British F-3 champion and in that era, the title landed him a Formula One drive … he made 49 starts in F-1 and […]

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Ryan Dalziel

At age 17, the Scotsman was top rookie and Ecurie Ecosse Trophy winner in ’99 British Formula Vuxhall Championship. Second overall and top rookie in ’00 Formula Renault and ’01 British F3, followed by runner-up finishes in U.S. Formula Atlantic Championship in both •03 and ’04. Has since competed in ChampCar, GRAND-AM and ALMS scoring […]

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Thomas Davey

Tom is a five-time SCCA National Champion – winning twice in open-wheel cars and three times in GT machines … also finished second in Formula Ford and third in S-2000 at the SCCA runoffs … Tom won the North American Pro Formula Ford Championship, was runner-up in the World Super Vee Championship, finished third in […]

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Price Cobb

Few race car drivers are as well-rounded as Price Cobb. He burst upon the road racing scene as one of the “young lions” in the golden era of Formula Atlantic…battling wheel-to-wheel against the likes of Bobby Rahal, Keke Rosberg, Tom Gloy and Elliott Forbes-Robinson. He went on to achieve great success racing sports cars…taking the […]

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Andrew Davis

SCCA South Atlantic Champion in ’97, ’98 and ’99. Multiple top-five finishes in Formula Ford in ’00. ALMS competitor in ’01, ’02 and ’03, and GRAND-AM Rolex Series driver from ’03 to present in GT class. Finished third in GT championship in ’09 and ’10, and was overall champion in ’11 with Brumos Racing. AARWBA […]

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Nicholas A Coello

After nine years of go kart racing, starting when Niki was 11 years old, he began a successful tenure in SCCA Club Racing and pro series, starting with the 2003 Mazdaspeed Miata Cup championship in 2003, dominant runs in Formula Continental to win the Runoffs in 2005-06-08 … his third such feat was enough to […]

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Kelly Collins

Kelly has won many championships, and scored numerous wins for such manufacturers as Chevrolet, Pontiac, Porsche, Nissan, Honda, and BMW. In 1999 he scored class wins at both the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring. In 2001, he teamed with Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Andy Pilgrim to gain a […]

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Chris Cord

Chris is a race car driver and grandson of Errett Lobban Cord, the founder of the Cord Corporation which also ran Cord Automobile. In 1987, Chris won the IMSA Camel GT Driver’s Championship…was invited to the International Race of Champions in 1988. During this time his best finish was sixth place, at Watkins Glen International.

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Larry Campbell

Successful SCCA Club racer who turned semi-pro. Started racing in 1970 with an Austin Healey Sprite and one year later was the Runoffs National Champion in F Production. Became the first winner of the RRDC’s Mark Donohue Award that year. Won the Sports 2000 National Championship a decade later. Four-time CenDiv champion in F/P and […]

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Bruce Canepa

As a youngster, Bruce began racing Quarter Midgets and Go-Karts, then graduated to Super Modifieds and Sprint Cars. He competed successfully in IMSA and Trans Am in 1978. Co-drove a Porsche 934 with Rick Mears and Monte Shelton to a third-place overall finish in the 1978 Daytona 24 Hours, and continued scoring podium finishes in […]

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Randall Canfield

Idol of the small-engine SCCA Production car racers in his Bugeye Sprites. Won the Runoffs H Production National Championship 5 times, 1969, 1971-72, 1985 and 1990 with 14 runner-up or third place finishes in non-title years. 30-time H/P NeDiv titlist between 1967-2002, the last at age 72. Began racing in 1961 with a Sprite, and […]

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Renaldo “Dindo” Capello

Longtime Audi team driver, Capello has scored three victories for the marque in the 24 Hours of LeMans…’03, ’04 and ’08, all co-driving with Kristensen plus Guy Smith, Sieji Ara and McNish respectively. Capello’s five Sebring 12-Hour victories are second only to Kristensen’s six. Also Capello has scored a record five Petite LeMans wins. Starting […]

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Helio Castroneves

Started in karting, then moved to UK in 1994 to race Formula 3. Third in ’95 British F-3 championship, second in ’97 Indy Lights championship. Entered CART in ’98, finishing second in Rookie of the Year standings. Has 25 career IndyCar wins, including three Indianapolis 500 victories, in ’01, ’02 and ’09 driving for Penske […]

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Eddie Cheever, Jr.

Started in karts, and raced for almost 30 years in F1, Sports Cars, CART and IRL. Won the Italian and European karting championships at age 15. Raced in both F3 and F2. From ’78 through ’89, ran 143 F1 races, more than any other American, scoring nine podiums and 70 championship points. Was teammate to […]

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Howard Cherry

With John Higgins and Charles Monk as his co-drivers, in 1987, Howard shared a IMSA Camel GTP Lights win in the 12 Hours of Sebring race, one of the crown jewels of American road racing … He started that season with a second place in the Daytona 24-Hour, and followed it with another win, this […]

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C. Fred Clark

Crewman-driver-car owner-car builder-race promoter and SCCA official — Fred is one of the original 3000 members of the Sports Car Club of America … His tenure as a driver began with a street Corvette for autocross purposes, which got him interested in the organizational side of racing … to give back to racing, Fred chaired […]

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Harley Cluxton, III

Cluxton raced for the Ferrari factory team and NART (North American Racing Team) in the 1970s. At age 26 he became the youngest exclusive Authorized Ferrari Dealer in the U.S. With help from multiple Le Mans-winning team manager John Wyer, Cluxton purchased the assets of the Gulf Research Racing Company in 1975. The acquisition included […]

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Kevin Buckler

Kevin, founder and CEO of The Racer’s Group and TRG Motorsports, is both a race driver and team owner. Personally, he has scored GT class wins in the Daytona 24 in 2002 and 2003, the latter being a rare overall victory. Also in 2002, Buckler took the GT category at the 24 House of Le […]

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John Buffum

North America’s all-time most successful Pro Rally driver – Winner of Eleven SCCA Pro Rally Championships and Ten SCCA/CASC North American Cup Championships. The only American to win a European Championship Rally…the 1984 Cyprus Rallye. Surprised the European establishment by scoring a 12th place finish in the famed Monte Carlo Rallye while stationed in Germany […]

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Doc Bundy

Doc’s involvement with road racing began in 1973 as a wheel polisher for famous Porsche racer Peter Gregg. Bundy worked his way into driving and ultimately won the SCCA National Championship in a D production Porsche. He has raced and won in SCCA TransAm competition, in GTP driving the well-known group 44 Jaguar, in GTO […]

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